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Is the Government Immune from Car Accident Claims?

In order to be compensated following a car accident, you must first determine which individual or entity is at fault. With a car accident, the person who caused the accident is usually liable for the injuries that result.  However, there can others who are equally or partially responsible, as well. In some cases, the liable [ ] The post Is the Government Immune from Car Accident Claims? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.


Personal Injury Claims against the Government

Many clients do not realize that personal injury claims against the government are handled differently than claims against private individuals or companies.  There are different rules of procedure and different statutes of limitation that apply to governmental claims, as well as other legal challenges that must be met.  If you are faced with a claim against a government entity, be sure to consult with a personal injury attorney with experience handling cases against the government. Types of claims against the government As we all go about our lives, we inevitably interact with our local, state or federal government in more ways than we realize.  As a result, some accidents occur as a result of the negligence or failures of government employees.  For instance, common claims against the government can result from poor maintenance or supervision in: Public streets Public sidewalks Public parks Public schools Public pools Public offices Public utilities Auto accident claims against th